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  • Visualizing the Nineteenth-Century Home

    Modern Art and the Decorative Impulse

    By Anca I. Lasc

    The nineteenth century - the Era of the Interior - witnessed the steady displacement of art from the ceilings, walls, and floors of aristocratic and religious interiors to the everyday spaces of bourgeois households, subject to their own enhanced ornamentation. Following the 1863 Salon des refusés…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze

    The Diazotypes and Other Late Works

    By Claire Raymond

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Surfacing the Fabric of Architecture

    John Ruskin’s Adorned “Wall Veil”

    By Anuradha Chatterjee

    Through the theoretical lenses of dress studies, gender, science and visual studies, this book constructs or assembles Ruskin’s theory of surface architecture, as it were, or the adorned “wall veilâ€�. The creative act in architecture, analogous to the divine act of creation, was viewed as a…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • Diversity and Design

    Understanding Hidden Consequences

    Edited by Beth Tauke, Korydon Smith, Charles Davis

    Diversity and Design explores how design - whether of products, buildings, landscapes, cities, media, or systems - affects diverse members of society. Fifteen case studies in television, marketing, product design, architecture, film, video games, and more, illustrate the profound, though often…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • Old Women and Art in the Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior

    By Erin J. Campbell

    Though portraits of old women mediate cultural preoccupations just as effectively as those of younger women, the scant published research on images of older women belies their significance within early modern Italy. This study examines the remarkable flowering, largely overlooked in portraiture…

    Hardback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

    By Guillermina De Ferrari

    Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba, De…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga

    The Influence of Girl Culture

    Edited by Masami Toku

    This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of…

    Hardback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Faith, Gender and the Senses in Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art

    Interpreting the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas

    By Erin E. Benay, Lisa M. Rafanelli

    Taking the Noli me tangere and Doubting Thomas episodes as a focal point, this study examines how visual representations of two of the most compelling and related Christian stories engaged with changing devotional and cultural ideals in Renaissance and Baroque Italy. This book reconsiders…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Essays on Art (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    This collection of brief but insightful essays, though always returning to the author’s central conviction that the quality of artistic endeavour depends not on individuals of genius but on the attitude of the public towards art itself, examines a wide variety of unique but related issues: the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Académie Royale

    A History in Portraits

    By Hannah Williams

    From its establishment in 1648 until its disbanding in 1793 after the French Revolution, the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture was the centre of the Parisian art world. Taking the reader behind the scenes of this elite bastion of French art theory, education, and practice, this engaging…

    Hardback – 2015-04-30
    Routledge

  • Representing the Black Female Subject in Western Art

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    This book offers the first concentrated examination of the representation of the black female subject in Western art through the lenses of race/color and sex/gender. Charmaine A. Nelson poses critical questions about the contexts of production, the problems of representation, the pathways of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Mapping Gendered Routes and Spaces in the Early Modern World

    By Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    How did gender figure in understandings of spatial realms, from the inner spaces of the body to the furthest reaches of the globe? How did women situate themselves in the early modern world, and how did they move through it, in both real and imaginary locations? How do new disciplinary and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-03
    Routledge

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